Proton Beam Therapy for Oesophageal Cancer: Clinical Priorities Advisory Group – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This policy statement recommends that proton beam therapy (PBT), a form of radiotherapy, should not be made routinely available for the treatment of oesophageal cancer in adults. This treatment is not currently available in this indication and therefore does not

Why do patients with a curative treatment plan for oesophago-gastric cancer not go on to receive surgery? – National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit

The main curative treatment for patients with localised OG cancer is to remove the tumour with surgery (usually along with receiving chemotherapy or chemo-radiotherapy). As many OG patients are diagnosed with the condition at an advanced stage, only 30% of

Clinical Commissioning Policy: 18Ffluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography-computedtomography (PET CT) as part of radical radiotherapy treatment planning for oesophageal cancer (all ages) – NHS England

NHS England will not routinely commission 18F-FDG-PET CT as part of radical radiotherapy treatment planning for oesophageal cancer in accordance with the criteria outlined in this document. In creating this policy NHS England has reviewed this clinical condition and the